Windows Server 2008 R2 Overview


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Windows Server 2008 R2 Overview

  1. 1. Windows Server 2008 Overview
  2. 2. Web Virtualization Management Solid Foundation for Enterprise Workloads Scalability, Security and Reliability Better Together with Windows 7
  3. 3. Microsoft’s virtualization vision Server virtualization with Hyper-V Presentation virtualization with RDS
  4. 4. Live Migration Virtual Virtual Machine Machine Configuration Data Memory Content Memory Sync Cluster Cluster User Node 1 Node 2 VHD Network Storage
  5. 5. Boot from .vhd Enables pre-configuration of virtual and physical computers Reduces the number of managed images Simplifies test deployments VHD Boot
  6. 6. RDS and Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) – An Integrated Solution Single broker to connect users to sessions or virtual machines, out of the box solution for VDI scenarios with Hyper-V Improving the User Experience Experience rich multimedia, VoIP integration, Aero Glass remoting, true multi-monitor support RemoteApp & Desktop Connections Centrally hosted applications integrated into start menu, desktop, etc. Can personalize a non-work PC with work applications without installing them locally Improved Management Toolset Reduce repetitive task with RDS PowerShell support, improved application install, connection broker install & profile management Platform Investments Multiple levels of extensibility for custom partner solutions for Remote Desktop Services & VDI based solutions
  7. 7. Remote App Servers Hyper-V-based Remote Desktops Authentication Client RemoteApp Desktop Remote & Desktop Remote Desktop Web Access Server Gateway Server Connection Broker
  8. 8. Hyper-V-based Remote Desktop Remote App Virtual Server Desktop 1 Authentication Client RemoteApp Desktop Remote & Desktop Remote Desktop Web Access Server Gateway Server Connection Broker
  9. 9. RemoteApp & Desktop Connections RemoteApp & Desktops icons integrated into start menu etc Icons refreshed & updated automatically Multimedia Support & Audio Input Experience rich multimedia redirection Use VoIP applications and speech recognition. True multiple monitor support Use up to 10 monitors of any size or layout with RemoteApp and Desktops Applications behave like users expect – e.g. PowerPoint installing them locally Aero Glass for Remote Desktop Server Uses have the same new Windows 7 look and feel when using Remote Desktop Server RemoteApp™ Language Bar Support Configure applications that use alternate language settings (e.g. right to left languages) from the local language
  10. 10. Power management Streamlined administration Windows PowerShell remote scenarios The PowerShell graphical interface Extending Windows PowerShell scripts AD & identity management Best Practice Analyzers
  11. 11. 2.8 GHz Dual Core Processor Core Parking Adjusting P-State Percent Frequency 0 100 2.800 GHz P-states 1 90 2.520 GHz P-State=0 2 85 2.380 GHz Processor Processor GHz 3 75 2.100 Centralized Core 1 Active Core 2 InactiveGHz 4 60 1.680 Storage Area Processor 5 50Network GHz 1.400 storage Core 1 P-State Percent Frequency 0 100 2.800 GHz Processor Processor GHz 1 90 2.520 P-State=4 Core 3 Inactive 2 Core 4 InactiveGHz 85 2.380 3 75 2.100 GHz 4 60 1.680 GHz Processor 5 50 1.400 GHz Core 2
  12. 12. Management console Improvements • Provides support for remote Server Manager management of computers • Leverages capabilities provided by Active Directory Administrative Center PowerShell • Task driven user interface • Leverages capabilities provided by IIS Manager PowerShell • Task driven user interface • New VM management consoles Hyper-V™ • Updated SCVMM support
  13. 13. Fan-Out (1 to Many) Send the script Select properties – Allows you to specify which properties to bring back Throttling – limits number of concurrent operations Async support – Runs the command in background on client Fan-In (Many to 1) Hosting model Share static data between sessions (eg: cmdlet metadata from snap-in) Send progress information to client (eg: Connecting, Connected)
  14. 14. Out-GridView Graphical PowerShell Multi-tabbed interface Integrated development environment Syntax coloring
  15. 15. Advanced functions Call .NET APIs Improved debugging Event log subscription Write cmdlets in PowerShell script Script translation New cmdlets Community site
  16. 16. Active Directory server role enhancements New forest functional level PowerShell management Microsoft System Center Management Pack Active Directory Administrative Center Recycle Bin Offline domain join Managed service accounts Active Directory Federated Services update Authentication assurance
  17. 17. Integrated Best Practice Analyzer Validates configuration information Enhances infrastructure reliability Improves compliance with service level agreements
  18. 18. Introducing IIS 7.5 Expanding IIS Manager Easier Troubleshooting IIS 7.5 FTP Services Extensible architecture
  19. 19. More Reliable More Control More Secure More Choice Increased availability through Simplified, distributed Improved security and server Flexible platform with dynamic request handling, management through set of protection through reduced enhanced support for multiple improved caching and customizable administration server footprint and enhanced application development powerful troubleshooting tools with easier application publishing and request platforms and media content tools deployment for developers filtering capabilities delivery ● Scalable Web Infrastructure ● Powerful Administration ● Enhanced Server Protection ● ASP.NET and PHP Support Tools ● Dynamic Caching and ● Secure Content Publishing ● Modular & Extensible Web ● Centralized Web Compression Server ● Improved Access Protection Management ● Rich Diagnostic Tools ● Intelligent Media Serving ● Delegated Remote Management
  20. 20. Enhanced IIS Manager Configuration Editor IIS Manager UI Extensions Request Filtering Windows PowerShell Provider .NET on Server Core
  21. 21. Auditing changes and application configuration Failed Request Tracing for FastCGI Best Practice Analyzer
  22. 22. Supports New Web Standards FTP over SSL USC and UTF8 IPv6 Virtual Host Names
  23. 23. Introduced Modularity and Extensibility Windows Server 2008 Extensions bundled with IIS 7.5 3rd Party PowerShell Provider, FTP publishing, WebDAV publishing and New IIS Administration Pack modules Windows Server 2008 R2
  24. 24. Extension RTW Beta Future  FTP Publishing Service for IIS 7.0  WebDAV for IIS 7.0  IIS 7.0 Manager for Remote Administration  IIS 7.0 Administration Pack  Windows PowerShell Provider for IIS 7.0  URL Rewriter  URL Scan  Web Playlists  Bit Rate Throttling  Application Request Routing  Web Deployment Tool  Database Manager  Web Platform Installer  Web Application Installer
  25. 25. Performance & Scalability Failover Clustering in Server 2008 R2 Storage Performance
  26. 26. 256 Logical Cores Reduced overhead via Server Core High performance storage
  27. 27. Improved physical processor and memory resources Runs exclusively on 64-bit processors Supports up to 256 logical processor cores Windows Server 2008 R2 Hyper-V supports up to 32 physical processor cores Improved virtual processor resources Each virtual machine supports up to 4 logical cores Supports Second-Level Address Translation (SLAT) and CPU Core Parking
  28. 28. The OS as Components Install only what you need Example: Server Core, Branch RoDC Role = Active Directory Services Features = BitLocker Server = Kernel, TCP/IP & Security
  29. 29. Monitoring and Management Monitoring: clusters, nodes and PowerShell applications Provider Read-Only Access
  30. 30. Windows Server 2003 Windows Server 2008 Windows Server 2008 R2 Windows Server New HA Roles: DFS-Replication, Hyper-V and 2008 R2 Terminal Services Session Broker
  31. 31. Concurrent access to a single file system SAN VHD VHD VHD Disk 5 Single Volume
  32. 32. Network Fault Tolerance Node Fault Tolerance I/O Connectivity Fault Tolerance I/O Redirected via network Routed to Redundant Network Node Failure VM running on Node 2 is unaffected Brief queuing of I/O while Volume volume SAN Network Path mounted on ownership is Volume Connectivity Connectivity Node 1 changed SAN relocates to a Failure Failure healthy node VHD
  33. 33. iSCSI Performance Enhancements Multi-path performance optimization Storage Area Network
  34. 34. DirectAccess™ BranchCache™ Read-Only DFS for branch security Serving Up the Virtual Desktop Protection for Mobile Data
  35. 35. Remote access is now ubiquitous Comprehensive anywhere access for Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 Seamless, always-on, secure connectivity; no separate client software required Utilizes networking technologies already in Windows Server 2008 No separate action required to connect to corpnet while remote. Corpnet is simply there. Leverages policy-based network access Enables desktop management regardless of client location.
  36. 36. IPv4 Devices IPv6 Devices Support IPv4 via 6to4 transition services or IT desktop NAT-PT management DirectAccess provides Native IPv6 Allows desktop transparent, secured of management access with IPSec AD Group Policy, toDirectAccess clients intranet resources NAP, software IPv6 Transition without a VPN updates Services Supports direct connectivity to IPv6- Internet DirectAccess based intranet resources Server Supports variety of Allows IPSec encryption and remote network Windows 7 authentication protocols Client
  37. 37. Reduces Wide Area Network (WAN) link utilization Completely transparent to the user Supports end-to-end encryption between clients and servers HTTP, SMB and BITS protocols are optimized Two deployment models: Distributed mode Hosted caching
  38. 38. 2. Second client downloads identifiers from main office server Client 1 Main Office Client 2 1. First client downloads Branch Office data from main office server 3. Second client searches local network for data and downloads from first client
  39. 39. 4. Second client downloads from hosted cache 2. Content pushed to hosted cache from first client Client 1 Main Office 1. First client downloads Client 2 Branch Office data from main office server 3. Second client downloads identifiers from main office server
  40. 40. Regional Datacenter Support for read-only DFS Read-only Replica of DFS Read/Write Replica of DFS Branch Office Provides a read-only, replica copy of read/write DFS Deletions are resources not allowed Prevents modifications within branch office
  41. 41. RDS extended to include VDI Simplified publishing and access Support for managed & unmanaged clients Tight integration with Windows 7 ‘Feeds’ Start menu, system tray and control panel RemoteApp & Desktop Web Access Improved end-user experience High-end multimedia, multi-monitor, Aero, more
  42. 42. Encrypt data on removable drives Provided by BitLocker Drive Encryption Store encryption keys in Windows Server 2008 R2 Active Directory Windows Server 2008 R2 Active Directory
  43. 43. Beta 2003 2005 2008 2009 2010 RTM
  44. 44. Increased server consolidation Greater administrative control Rich Web-based experiences Performance and scalability enhancements Unprecedented synergies with client OS Anywhere access Taking an enterprise-class foundation to the next level
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